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  1. Doug Morris Signs Dr. Luke to Sony Label Deal, Calls the Hitmaker His ‘New Jimmy’

    3:49 am 11/8/2011

    In an interview with the New York Times, the Sony Music CEO announces the January launch of Kemosabe Records and an exclusive five-year contract with the star producer.Read more

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  2. 'American Idol': With Scotty McCreery's Successful Debut, Did Universal Learn From Sony's Mistakes?

    6:30 am 10/21/2011

    With the season 10 winner moving 196,000 copies of his album "Clear as Day," and runner-up Lauren Alaina notching a respectable 69,000 of her debut, "Wildflower," has the "Idol" curse been broken? Read more

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  3. 'American Idol's' Crystal Bowersox Parts Ways With 19 Recordings, Sony Music

    4:57 pm 10/20/2011

    The season 9 runner-up, who released her debut album in 2010, is now a free agent. Read more

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  4. Mel Lewinter Named EVP of Label Strategy for Sony Music Entertainment

    11:40 am 10/11/2011

    The move reunites the music industry veteran with longtime associate and Sony Music CEO Doug Morris. Read more

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  5. RCA Execs Confirm Jive and Arista Labels Shut Down

    6:00 am 10/7/2011

    In an interview with THR, CEO Peter Edge and COO Tom Corson explain why it was time to “retire those brands” and how the artists reacted.Read more

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  6. Van Halen Sign With Columbia Records?

    5:10 pm 9/19/2011

    After 35 years at Warner Bros., the band has reportedly left for Sony. An insider tells THR that Columbia A&R executive Stephen Ferrera has been tasked with overseeing a new Van Halen album, its first with David Lee Roth since "1984."Read more

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  7. Vevo Gears Up for International Expansion, Hires Nic Jones as Senior VP

    2:27 pm 9/14/2011

    The major label-owned video hub celebrates its two-year anniversary in December.Read more

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  8. Angelica Cob-Baehler Leaving EMI to Join LA Reid at Epic: Sources

    4:15 pm 9/7/2011

    In her imminent return to Sony Music, the executive, who had a hand in signing Katy Perry to Capitol, is expected to move beyond publicity to marketing.Read more

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  9. Peter Edge Named CEO of Sony's RCA Music Group

    6:56 am 8/8/2011

    Sony Music boss Doug Morris also promotes Tom Corson to president & COO of the label group.Read more

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  10. Barbra Streisand in 'Heated' Talks for Columbia Records Deal Renewal (Exclusive)

    3:50 pm 7/13/2011

    With her contract set to expire after the release of August's "What Matters Most," could Sony's marquee artist walk just as her 50th anniversary at the label approaches? Read more

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